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  • * The History of Parliament *

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    HARVEY, Edward (1658-1736), of Coombe, Surr.

    France] and 22 stick to their true friends, and on no account forget them and all their good intentions ... Press 22 to think of his friends, it will be of service I am sure to 6. All looks well

    SMYTH, Robert (b.1777), of Drumcree House, co. Westmeath

    of violent political opinions". After a turbulent contest against a pro-Catholic candidate he was narrowly defeated.[footnote] The Catholic Dublin Evening Press, which had ridiculed him as an "idiot" and "the most stupid and silly man in the county", alleged that

    RICHARDSON, Joseph (1755-1803), of St. James's, Westminster.

    was a founder member of the Whig Club (1784), a Friend of the People and of the Liberty of the Press, and joined Brooks’s Club with Fox as his sponsor, 24 Apr. 1793.A fellow barrister and boyhood friend Richard Wilson

    SAWBRIDGE, John (1732-95), of Olantigh, Kent.

    he was a Friend of the People and one of the committee of the Friends of the Liberty of the Press; and had his faculties not given way before the war with revolutionary France, according to an obituarist, ‘it is

    GUNNING, Sir Robert Henry, 3rd bt. (1795-1862), of Horton, Northants.

    Northampton petition for repeal of the assessed taxes presented by his Whig colleague, saying, "I know of no taxes which press so heavily on the country'. On 15 Mar. 1831 he was urged by the corporation to support a Northampton

    MACLEANE, Lauchlin (?1727-78), of Holles St., London

    and his life was a series of picaresque incidents. He wrote with distinction, was the author of a number of anonymous pamphlets and contributions to the Press, and has been suspected of being the author of the letters of Junius.

    PHIPPS, Hon. Henry (1755-1831), of Mulgrave Castle, Yorks.

    champion of the aliens bill. He read out and criticized the resolutions of the Friends of the Freedom of the Press, claiming that ‘the abominable doctrines of equality’ had produced in France a far more arbitrary government than the British

    THOMPSON, Thomas I (1767-1818), of Bentley Heath, Warws. and Goldingham Park, Herts.

    the corrupt electors of Stockbridge, 3 May 1793. As a Friend of the People and of the Liberty of the Press, he voted for parliamentary reform, 7 May 1793. On 24 Feb. 1794 he was a spokesman for the radicals

    EDWARDS (afterwards NOEL), Gerard Noel (1759-1838), of Exton Park, Rutland.

    on the address. He was in the chair, 22 Dec., at a meeting of Friends of the Freedom of the Press; but the outbreak of war with France caused him to waver. On 15 Mar. 1793 in the debate on

    HOWARD, George, Visct. Morpeth (1773-1848).

    only two days before the outbreak of hostilities with the French, he beat a hasty retreat with his duties unfinished. Press criticism of his mission disillusioned him and he complained bitterly to Holland of lack of ministerial support. Holland mollified

    LAMBTON, William Henry (1764-97), of Lambton, co. Dur.

    for reform while disclaiming any ‘republican’ sympathies. He was a committee member of the Friends of the Liberty of the Press. He demanded inquiry into the Birmingham riots, 21 May, and on the proclamation against seditious societies, 25 May, charged

    MACLEOD, Norman (1754-1801), of Dunvegan Castle, Skye, Inverness.

    MACLEOD, Norman (1754-1801), of Dunvegan Castle, Skye, Inverness. Constituency Dates Inverness-shire 1790 301796 Ofifces Held Capt. 71 Ft. 1775; maj. 73 Ft. 1778; lt.-col. 42 Ft. 1780-6, 73 Ft. 1786-d.; brevet col. (E. Indies) 1782-94; army command, Malabar 1783-4;

    MAITLAND, Hon. Thomas (1760-1824).

    MAITLAND, Hon. Thomas (1760-1824). Constituency Dates Haddington Burghs 1790 51796 Haddington Burghs 10 Mar. 1802 Feb 1805 Haddington Burghs 1812 July 1813 Ofifces Held Lt. 17 Drag. 1760-63, half-pay 1763-78; capt. 78 Ft. 1778; brigade maj. Calcutta 1784, Madras

    TRECOTHICK, Barlow (?1718-75), of Addington, Surr.

    TRECOTHICK, Barlow (?1718-75), of Addington, Surr. Constituency Dates London 1768 1774 Ofifces Held Alderman of London 2 Jan. 1764-1 Nov. 1774; sheriff Apr.-Sept. 1766; ld. mayor 29 June-Nov. 1770. Ofifces Held Provincial agent for New Hampshire 1766-74. Biography It

    LOCH, James (1780-1855), of 23 Hart Street, Bloomsbury, Mdx.

    seems to have demurred, but he was involved in the abortive Whig attempts to secure the allegiance of the British Press and Globe newspapers in 1809. The following year, he supplied Grenville and the prince of Wales with calculations of

    WALLACE, Thomas II (1765-1847), of Belfield, Donnybrook, co. Dublin

    the sitting Member for county Dublin, and on the hustings said a few words against his wealthy challenger, Thomas White.[footnote] Press speculation before the 1826 general election suggested that Wallace had abandoned Drogheda to act as agent for Lord George

    ERSKINE, Hon. Thomas (1750-1823), of Evergreen Villa, Hampstead, Mdx.

    by the Prince he was a pillar and hero of the Society of the Friends to the Liberty of the Press. On 15 and 26 Mar. 1793 he opposed the bill against traitorous correspondence as ‘unnecessary and dangerous’, legally objectionable

    MACKINTOSH, Sir James (1765-1832), of Weedon Lodge, nr. Aylesbury, Bucks.

    He thereupon declined a Whig subsidy, but was introduced to Fox. He joined the Friends of the Liberty of the Press and in 1792 sympathized with the aims of the Friends of the People, as he indicated in an open

    PIGGOTT, Sir Arthur Leary (1749-1819), of Gower Street, Mdx.

    his membership of the Society of Friends of the People. He was also a Friend of the Liberty of the Press and was one of Charles Grey’s advisers in the promotion of parliamentary reform in the House. On 13 June

    THORNTON, Robert (1759-1826), of Clapham, Surr.

    when a house was on fire, a man should think only of extinguishing it.’ He blamed the licence of the Press for revolution in France and rebellion in Ireland, 13 June 1798. He contributed to the loyalty loan, voted for

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